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Nizhny Novgorod will be the visitors at VTB Arena on Friday for the Premier League clash with home side Dynamo Moscow.
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Dynamo Moscow, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-2 Premier League victory against FC Rostov.
In that game, Dynamo Moscow had 50% possession and 19 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. For Dynamo Moscow, goals were scored by Denis Makarov (10'), Nicolas Moumi Ngamaleu (42') and Vyacheslav Grulev (90' Own goal). On the other side, Rostov had 9 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
Dynamo Moscow have not been the best at stopping their opponents recently, but they have also managed to convert their own chances into goals. Looking at their last 6 games, Dynamo Moscow have conceded in 5 of them as well as scoring in 6 of those games.
Nizhny Novgorod come into this encounter following a 2-1 Premier League win with the defeat of Rubin Kazan in their last outing.
In that game, Nizhny Novgorod managed 36% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 3 on target. For Nizhny Novgorod, goals were scored by Nikolay Kalinskiy (16'), Edgar Sevikyan (28') and Kirill Gotsuk (50' Own goal). For their opponents, Rubin Kazan got 23 shots on goal with 7 of them on target.
In 5 of the prior 6 clashes featuring Nizhny Novgorod, a relatively low number of goals have been scored between them and opposing sides. The overall average goals scored per game during that period comes to just 1.5, with the number of goals averaged by Nizhny Novgorod being 0.83. We will have to find out whether or not that trend can be sustained here.
Coming into this contest, Nizhny Novgorod have not won away from home in their last 10 league matches. Their travelling support will be needed here, for sure.
Head to head
The last league meeting featuring these clubs was Premier League match day 23 on 15/04/2023 and the score finished Dynamo Moscow 3-1 Nizhny Novgorod.
The referee was Artyom Chistyakov.
Team News: Dynamo Moscow
There is just a single fitness concern for the Dynamo Moscow boss Marcel Lička to be concerned about from of an almost fully healthy group of players. Milan Majstorovic (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) misses out.
Team News: Nizhny Novgorod
With a fully healthy squad to pick from, the Nizhny Novgorod boss Sergei Yuran has zero fitness worries whatsoever before this clash.
We envisage that Dynamo Moscow can and should have the majority of the possession and should be able to turn a few of their chances into goals.
At the same time, Nizhny Novgorod will not find it easy to score but do we see them converting at least once here.
We’re predicting a comfortable 3-1 margin for Dynamo Moscow by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: VTB Arena (26,319)
Captain: Daniil Fomin
Chairman: Pavel Pivovarov
Manager: Marcel Lička
Competitions: Premier League position 4
⭐ Star Player: Denis Makarov
Customarily deployed in the Right Wing position, Denis Makarov was born in Orenburg, Russia. After making a first senior appearance for Rubin Kazan in the 2019 - 2020 season, the accomplished Forward has contributed 3 league goals in the Premier League 2023 - 2024 season so far coming from a total of 6 appearances.